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,990. a science teacher she said abused her. now the $10 million suit was because they ignored her complaints about the abuse. two other similar women had similar complaints last month. >>> a san mateo teacher found in a ravine was found to have died of natural causes. he was considered missing and they found him they said he had a heart attack and died of natural causes. he was a teacher in union city. >>> the report says high levels of bacteria bought in pork and specialty stores. they tested 158 pork samples. nearly 70% tested positive for bacteria that causes food poisoning and several were resistant to antibiotics. >>> they now have a 4th victim of mushroom poisoning. they ate mushroom soup at the gold age care facility. the investigators say the cook did not know they were poisous. >>> the former giant slugger is set to appear on the ballot for the first time. now the three have been accused of using performance enhancing drugs. voting takes place next month and the results will be january 9th. >>> and will it be alex smith? he will decide which men will be starting quarterback today be
.s., 55 pounds a year, highest in the world. a lot coming from soft drinks. >>> this is not science fiction this is from newly unclassified documents that shows the united states once planned to set off a nuclear explosion on the moon, during the height of the cold war the plan called for a ballistic missile launched from the earth. officials considered using a bomb about the size of the one used on hiroshima. the idea was to intimidate the soviet union. >>> we are following breaking news on the peninsula, police investigation underway now after a woman wakes up in the middle of the night to find a stranger in house. katie marzullo will join us next. >>> two teenaged girls, murdered in a hail of bullets many next, the dad talks about his murdered daughter as oakland resi
. >> there is no evidence anywhere in science or any kind of research any legitimate research that nudity harms anybody. >> it's a very narrow piece of legislation having to do with our limited public spaces and public transportation. >> mayor ed lee is expected to sign the ordnance that will take effect in february. the legislation does exempt nudity at private beaches and special events. >>> san francisco police are investigating a deadly shooting in the city's is hayes valley neighborhood. they found a man who had been shot once in the torso and once in the leg. the victim was rushed to the hospital where he later died. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the former commander of an elite contra costa drug task force is expected to plead guilty today. under the terms of a deal norman welch is expected to plead guilty to five charges in exchange for a lighter sentence. those charges include stealing marijuana and methamphetamines, falsely arresting a suspected drug dealer and stealing cash and cell phones from prostitutes. the plea deal calls for welch to search for ten years in prison when he is se
. north korea denies having a nuclear weapons prom but says they do plan to launch one for science and research purposes. >>> now there was violence and clashes between the police and demonstrators who broke through the bashed wire -- barbed wire around that building. protestors are angry about what they call a power grabby the newly elected president and a new constitution which they say rolls back the rights of women, religious minorities and others. >>> in washington republicans are split on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. ktvu house smoker john boehner could be facing an uphill battle within his own -- >> reporter: speaker boehner -- certainly talk here that some republicans could revolt if speaker boehner caves to pressure from the white house to raise tax rates on the wealthiest 2% of americans. and while he's certainly had not agreed to that some are promising to block it. tea party favorite jim says giving into democrats to avoid the fiscal cliff is a temporary solution he's not willing to support. >> republicans should not be conceding the federal government needs more mone
is claiming she was sexually abused in the 1990s while attending school. she claims a science teacher abused her and the $10 million lawsuit almost claims the administrators ignored her complaints about the abuse. several others had complaints and they will be having a mediation for all victims. >>> and a controversial incident with cat williams where he is accused of leading police on a chase. he left a three wheeled motorcycle on the sidewalk. this happened reportedly after cat williams was asked to leave a hotel following a disturbance call. you may remember he was accused of hitting a man in the head with a bottle. >>> former oakland raiders napoleon is running for congress. he is hoping to replace jackson junior who resigned for health reasons. he was elected for the state senate. you may recall he was picked in the 2001 draft for the nfl. >>> and andre ward is called to defend his title in the major box being match. he will square off on january 26th but he is a former middle weight champ. ward is a super middle weight champ and has a perfect record, one of boxings best pound for poun
unfortunately staff members are part of it. i remember being accused early on by a science teacher and told i was using lsd and i didn't know what it was at the time. i was in the class for three months and didn't work english and the teacher didn't realize i didn't speak english and there was only 20 in the classroom and bullying can take different shapes and not paying attention and caring and while we're focusing on what kids are doing to each other, we must not ignore that sometimes adults can be part of the problem just by their behavior, even by the way they look the other way. i agree with richard 100% that we need to deal with this but zero tolerance has to be articulated in a very different way. 36% of kids that are bullied everyday report not coming to school. there is another piece that is important. as a member of the justice center we did intensive study of school discipline last year and looked at a million roashds and 60% that are disciplined incredibly more likely to drop out of school and end up in the criminal justice system and while we are working with the victims and
, with a "sharp- edged" weapon. classroom in a science building.. killed the teacher.. then killed himself in front of students. police say, the man was not a student.. but he did apparently know his victims. the army private charged with leaking classified information to the web site wikileaks, says he was considering suicide during his pre-trial confinement. bradley manning testified on the fourth day of a hearing at fort meade near baltimore. he admitted he went as far as fashioning a noose out of a bedsheet in his cell. manning is trying to get the case against him dismissed.. he claims he was punished illegally, by being held for nine -months in restrictive conditions. charges that could put him his life, if convicted. a missouri family has come forward as one of two winners in wednesday's but a second confirmed winner, who purchased the golden ticket at a store in suburban phoenix, still has not been publicly identified. shelby lin has the bonanza. this for a touchdown >> we are common as anybody, which is tablet a bit more money, we want to try to keep everything norm
-old daughter. the baby is being cared for by relatives. >>> in casper, wyoming police say a computer science instructor whose son killed him at a community college yesterday showed courage's instructed his students to leave the room while he fended off his son. police say earlier in the day the young are krumm stabbed to death his father's girlfriend. krumm had no significant history of encounters with police an oregon man is recovering after being bitten by a shark while snorkeling in maui. >> you have to look at this while the emt told me on the way here, you could have had this or been struck by lightning, the odds about the same. >> 691-year-old says he was 250 yards over shore what the shark attacked him yesterday. kennedy says the shark let go and he swam as fast as he could to his paddleboard to get help. this is the fourth shark attack off maui since october. officials closed off a two-mile section of beaches a precaution. >>> saying goodbye to a legendary fighter. the way fans remembered the boxer hector camacho as he was laid to rest. >>> a tunnel collapses on a busy thoroughfare
a big discovery began after curiosity's sciences was quoted as saying that a rover instrument responsible for finding inorganic compounds had gathered data for " the history books. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. >> pope benedict the 16th have officially joined twitter today launching his official twitter account. the formal announcement is set for a press conference with catholic and twitter officials said the vatican. the pope will be composing the tweeds for the new account himself. the pope will press the button to send first himself but after that other people will send tweet out on his behalf. in june 2011 the popes in his first week from the twitter account for the vatican new site no word on what the pope's tour account name will be yet. we will find out today. >> the time is for 50 2:00 a.m. coming up on the kron for morning new we still have quite a few pictures-- 4:52. there is a tree that fell over on a house. we can have--send us your pictures so we can incorporate them into our newscast put them on our facebook page. >> we will be right wel
innovators among charities increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology. seven nonprofit will win the first global global impact awards today. among them $5 million to water, a group that drill wells for water across africa. and $5 million to donors choose a doctor or for new investors is a science and math classes with the college board for under represent students. google says innovations is underfunded among nonprofits. >> we will be back in a minute welcome back the time is 4 :15. the bay area continue to conducclean up the aftermathf a storm that knocked down trees and cut the power for thousands. the trees all over were not down on to cars and homes and power was cut to thousands. the rain is being partly blamed for causing giant sinkhole here in lafayette. workers spent most of the day cleaning up the hole with holes, as the raiders and dump trucks. city officials say an expose a foot storm pipe was designed to save for transport water underneath the road but somehow failed. the road keeton sunday morning creating a crack crater that is 80 ft. long
by a science teacher at a school over 10 years ago. she filed a $10 million claim against the school district and three former administrators. three other women have also filed claims or lawsuits. the teacher killed himself back in 1996. >>> other bay area headlines, two law firms say they have signed up nearly 5,000 people for a lawsuit against the chevron oil company. it stems from the august fire at the refinery in richmond. the suit accuses chevron of being negligent when it comes to maintenance and of not properly alerting nearby residents of the fire. >>> in san francisco, a fire tore through the roof of a home on capitol avenue. the fire broke out around 10:00 last night. firefighters got it under control. hopefully they can fix that roof before the rain arrives. >>> 5:39 now. the new uc-berkeley chancellor is getting a hefty raise and a lot of folks not happy about it. nicholas dirks is getting the job that used to pay $436,000 a year. the regents voted now to add $50,000 to that. the new chancellor will get $486,000 a year now. the regents vote for the 11% raise came as students stag
to shut down. ktvu science editor john fowler says how the decision came from the president's organization. >> reporter: after almost a century on these pristine waters, -- his family business gone. 30 businesses instantly out of work. customers also stunned. >> it's so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could very well be the last people. >> reporter: we showed you secretary salazar visiting. there were no public hearings. it's gotten praise for sustainability, low environmental impact and jobs in rural marine. juan and jorge mata loses his job tomorrow. his wife and other families living on the property are going to have to move out of their home. >> i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> reporter: it will force up prices. >> this will be a crushing blow to seafood production in california. >> reporter: this area where sir francis drake first landed 433 years ago is now to be california's first federally designated marine wilderness area. at drake's, john fowler. >>> san francisco is ready to celebrate should marriage become legal once again in
owned oyster company is being forced to shut down. ktvu science editor john fowler says how the decision came from the president's organization. >> reporter: after almost a century on these pristine waters, -- his family business gone. 30 businesses instantly out of work. customers also stunned. >> it's so sad that now this will not happen anymore. we could very well be the last people. >> reporter: we showed you secretary salazar visiting. there were no public hearings. it's gotten praise for sustainability, low environmental impact and jobs in rural marine. juan and jorge mata loses his job tomorrow. his wife and other families living on the property are going to have to move out of their home. >> i feel bad. >> reporter: what are you going to do? >> i don't know. >> reporter: it will force up prices. >> this will be a crushing blow to seafood production in california. >> reporter: this area where sir francis drake first landed 433 years ago is now to be california's first federally designated marine wilderness area. at drake's, john fowler. >>> san francisco is ready to celebrate shou
sciences or any type of natural hazard. you should have items like radios and flashlights. three-day of food and water for everyone in the family and manual can opener. for developing an emergency plan for your family is posted at >> in the sierra truckee width is expected to overflow the banks beginning early tomorrow morning. state of emergency has been declared for douglas county. preparations is well underway. they are filling sandbags in an industrial section of sparks that could be under four feet of water by 7:00 tomorrow night. it's expected to reach four feet above flood stage. in california the truckee river is expected to flood between squaw creek and the town of truckee there is potential for major damage. >>> rain in the bay area means snow in the sierra and ski resorts do plan on being open. kirkwood provided these pictures showing what it looks like. kirkwood, heavenly and northstar all plan to be open today. we know the lifts are idle at sugar bowl. sugar bowl will be closed because of high winds, squaw valley and alpine meadows reported high winds a
system for measuring atmosphere ever rivers as they hit california. the injured to help science and forecast these storms like we just saw the last couple of days. >> and the benefit for ought home especially if you live near a river betting flood forecasts and also snow versus rain forecast to be able to pinpoint that snow level all of that beginning today right here in california. full forecast in a few minutes. >> good stuff, paul. thank you. >>> and you can track the rain anytime with our live hi-def doppler radar. it's on our website, >>> well, it's one of the biggest freshman classes of state lawmakers since the 1930s. today 39 new members of the state assembly took the oath of office. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee in sacramento tonight with that. grace. >> reporter: well, allen, the senate class is also sworn in today. they had 9 new members but most of them have had experience in the assembly and that's really unlike this new assembly class that we are seeing a lot of inexperienced freshmen as you mentioned. despite that and maybe because of that
it plans to launch a rocket for science and research purposes before december 22nd. >>> u.n. secretary general says he does not favor an asylum deal for assad. in an interview he says anyone who commits human rights violations must be held accountable. he also warned assad today of huge consequences if he decides to introduce chemical weapons into the conflict. secretary of state hillary clinton also warned syria of a swift response from the u.s. if chemical weapons are used. >>> as the fiscal cliff looms president obama is digging in his heels. ktvu alison burns reports the president says the wealthiest americans must pay higher taxes. alison. >> reporter: the president is refusing to agree to anything else unless taxes are raised on the wealthiest 2% of americans. in fact, there are some reports this morning that the president isn't even going to hold any other face to face or one on one meetings with republicans until they cave on that demand. john boehner was at the lighting of the if christmas tree last night. republicans are instead offering to close tax loopholes and limit tax d
in. they expect those advisory signs to go up very soon. they're showing it's not real science how they do this. chp officers let them know when it gets really windy on the bridges. the officers i spoke with, if it can blow your hard hat off, go ahead and light up those signs. i wanted to show you before we go. these are the american flags out here by the plaza. you can see them moving but certainly not stiff. we know the wind is heading your way. not too bad right now but you can certainly feel it coming. reporting live at the bay bridge toll plaza, christy smith, "today in the bay." >>> meteorologist christina loren will be along. she's tracking all the wind and the rain. she'll be back in a few minutes with another live update to keep you informed. you can get a detailed forecast at anytime on our website at just click that weather tab. >>> 5:05. new this morning, a high school senior whose body was found on the beach we're now finding out committed suicide. 16-year-old cathy qiu, the announcement was made this week. she was a senior at albany high school and liv
washington, we're going to do only that. we're going to connect food with everything -- history, science, national security. so many issues where food is present in today's world, and we don't think that way. we need to start bringing food issues forward. >> what's the food capital of the world now? it might have been paris. it might have been somewhere else, some say new york. where is it? >> i believe the food capital will be barcelona. i come from there, but my friend and mentor -- and you know him well -- sir ron aldria. >> he's at harvard teaching now. he's not cooking. >> i'm teaching at harvard too. still he has influence, hundreds of young chefs. barcelona, you go, and you will see the food capital of the world. >> what is it you mentioned national security in food. draw that connection for people who may not see it. >> for example, two years ago we had over 60 retired admirals and generals. they created an organization. they call it mission readiness. they are telling congress we need to start investing in food in the schools to start feeding children better, or the obesity rate
condition. he died of natural causes. he was 54 and was an english and social science teacher in union city. >>> now we know the name of the fourth person who died after eating a poisonous mushroom soup at a placer county nursing home. 92-year-old dorothy heart was among several residents who made the soup. it was made from mushrooms. besides misheart, they other -- ms. heart, three others were killed. the cook who made the soup -- did not know the mushrooms were poisonous. >>> stormwatch continues. mark tamayo is live at the richmond/san rafael bridge. >> reporter: hi, there. the wind is whipping up my back right now. wind speeds have been picking up over the last few minutes. not only the wind but the radar. this is our radar app. wind speeds doing a number on the ocean. the waves are really crabbing up against the rocks. wind advisory in place until 11:00 this morning. our biggest concern is the timing and the wind, especially crossing the richmond/san rafael bridge span. we did that, and just crossing that span, the wind is coming in from the south. so if you are driving across, it's hi
and minority students in science and technology. google says this is underfunded among nonprofits. >>> well, light-rail service in los gatos will be talked about. they want to extend the light- rail service from winchester station in campbell to los gatos. it would cost about $175 million. the v.t.a. wants your opinion. a public meeting begins at 5:30 tonight. it will be at the campbell public library. >>> let's check in with tara who is following a few incy dents in the daly city area. >> that's right. we do have a couple of accidents. we can show you exactly what we're talking about. skyline boulevard south we have an incident right a -- an incident right there. and we have an accident 280 southbound from the john daly boulevard exit down to westborough boulevard and that's also causing some delays there. up next, we have a look at the san mateo bridge where -- i have no idea what the reason is because there's no accident whatsoever across the span but it's stop and go. it's been like this for at least, i would say, 45 minutes. so that's westbound traffic on the right-hand side as you mak
having a nuclear weapons program but claims it will launch a rocket for science and research projects before december 22nd. >>> u.n. secretary-general moon says he does not faber an asylum deal for president assad, even if it meansen ending the conflict in syria. he said anyone who commits human rights violations has to be held accountable. now, the secretary moon also warned of huge consequences if assad decides to use chemical weapons in that crisis. secretary of state, hillary clinton, also warned syria of a swift response from the united states if chemical weapons are used. >>> well, today in egypt, supporters and critics of egypt's president have been throwing rocks at each other and fighting with sticks right outside of the presidential palace. thousands of protesters marched. muhammed morsi left as the crowds got bigger. protesters are angry -- angry about a power grab by the new president. >>> president obama is making a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. these are live pictures of the president at the business round table. he will be speaking later today to a group of native-ame
country together. bill nye the science guy, naturally this really upset confederate soldier nicolas cage, but why and more importantly how does this happen? for the answer we turn to science. >> the estimate is that there's about 200 genes that actually make up the facial composition so if you think about a slot machine, what are the odds you would get 200 rows on a slot machine to line up. >> reporter: what's the number? what are the chances that i have a twin out there who looks exactly like me. >> 1 in a billion. >> reporter: 1 in a billion with a "b." . do people tell you look like anybody? >> oh, you look like elizabeth taylor when you were young or fran dresh sneer do i look like anybody famous? >> you look like you because you are famous. >> reporter: oh, my gosh, i love you. so the next time someone tells you look look like -- >> kevin durant. >> robert downey jr. >> jennifer lopez. >> this little guy they say he looks like bruce willis. >> reporter: i see it, i see it, really. >>> and there it is, and there is truth behind it. we all have a number of genes to make up our facial
of our scientists and space sciences. the rumor mill started going last week when curiosity's chief scientist was quoted as saying that the rover had collected data that would make it to the history books. what does that mean?. nasa downplayed that comment in a statement on friday. that did not stop the rumor mills over the weekend today's announcement is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this morning we will let you know what they an ounce. >> thank you james school for thousands of public school students is about to get longer. not in california five states are announcing today they are adding at least 300 hours of learning time to some school starting next year. a colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee are all part of this the goal is to boost student achievement and to make u.s. schools more, pedicle level. three-year pilot program will affect 20,000 students not here in california. state and federal funds will cover the cost. >> the california kid every a sigh of relief. we will be right back. we will be back here as the kron 4 morning news continues we will be back
would develop in their other breast. doctors say the science suggests for most women that fear is unfounded. >> the idea that by doing bigger surgery you're being safer and helping ensure a better outcome just simply true. >> there are some notable exceptions. women with a very strong family history of breast cancer, at least two or more immediate relatives, and those who carry very strong genetic mutations, for those women, yes, having a double mastectomy may be advisable, but those are the individuals who must make those decisions talking to their doctors and fear, we found, is the overriding reason people are having those, not the individual family decisions. >> let me pick up on that. let me be devil's advocate. no woman wants to do a double mastectomy but if she feels she should is there any harm? >> it's a major surgery. having a breast removed is not a simple operation. you also leave some breast tissue behind. place a bet that there's a 70% chance of you not ever having trouble or 90% chance, would you go ahead and have major surgery, the answer is no. we've let the fea
sister in the seventh grade had a friend of mine as her science teacher, my mom took my yearbook down, took a picture of his picture, xeroxed it, put it in a frame from senior year and gave it to him in this beautiful frame. it was psonalized and he loved it. but if you have multiple teachers, you don't have to give all those teachers a gift. >> yeah. makes sense. >> if you have an assistant, what factors do you think about when you're talking about a tip? >> well, that really depends on your position in the company and how long that assistant has been with you. now, if it were up to me and i wanted to make sure those calls were screened properly, i would bump that up. >> doormen, do you give to all of the doormen? sometimes you live in a big building there's 10 or 15. >> most of us live in doormen-staffed building. if you don't want to necessarily play favorites, but at the same time, you know, if someone's been helpful or more helpful than others, you might want to give them a gift. also, these buildings have pools. so you could pool together, you know, your money. it's anonymous, t
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